20 February 2018 Photo-counting detector for ionosphere far ultraviolet night airglow remote sensing
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Proceedings Volume 10697, Fourth Seminar on Novel Optoelectronic Detection Technology and Application; 106971S (2018) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2315060
Event: Fourth Seminar on Novel Optoelectronic Detection Technology and Application, 2017, Nanjing, China
Abstract
Far ultraviolet earth night airglow is related to total electron content(TEC) of Ionosphere. Observing the night airglow nadir at OI 135.6nm emission produced by ionospheric O+ and e recombination can get the distribution of ionosphere TEC. In this paper, a compact of ionospheric FUV photometer developed for micro satellite will be introduced. The instrument works in photo-counting mode to achieve high sensitivity for weak night airglow radiation detection. The design of this photo-counting detector will be described in detail.
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Jilong Peng, Qian Yu, Zhong Yi, Dongbo Tian, Shanshan Wang, "Photo-counting detector for ionosphere far ultraviolet night airglow remote sensing", Proc. SPIE 10697, Fourth Seminar on Novel Optoelectronic Detection Technology and Application, 106971S (20 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2315060; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2315060
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